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15 Ratings

The Tower

A Torre

Directed by Salomé Lamas
Portugal, 2015
Documentary, Short


Maybe Kolja’s experiment of merging his body (human) with the tree (nature) venturing into a border zone between the earth and the sky is due to his purity of spirit, to the grandeur of the idiots, or the foolishness of the mystics; or is it all this together.

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The Tower Directed by Salomé Lamas

Awards & Festivals

Sophia Awards

2016 | Nominee: Best Short Film - Documentary

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  • José Neves's rating of the film The Tower

    DCP. For some reason, it's on the side of women filmmakers that the contemporary Portuguese cinema shows a search for experimentation and thinking with images and sound, instead of its male fellow mates who, generally, are immersed in an infantilized universe of football, chauvinistic look at girls, crude jokes and neighborhood banalities and accordingly only produce conformist narratives and narrations.

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